Morgan goes Vinyl
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
– William Michael Morgan will release his debut album, "Vinyl, on Sept. 30 on Warner.
Produced by Scott Hendricks and Jimmy Ritchey, who also worked on Morgan's EP out earlier this year, the album will feature his Top 20 single "I Met a Girl."
"I am so proud to finally announce the release of my first album, Vinyl," said Morgan, a Mississippi native, who plays traditionally-oriented country. "I had a great time working in the studio with Scott and Jimmy and can't wait for the fans to hear it."
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